Vector Android has been added to the F-Droid catalogue. F-Droid is an installable catalogue of FOSS (Free and Open Source Software) applications for the Android platform. Many people have asked or requested Vector to be added to F-Droid, so we are happy to be able to announce its inclusion.
In order to meet the requirements for F-Droid, the build is not using GCM (Google Cloud Messaging) for notifications - instead it will keep syncing in the background. If you find that the ongoing background sync is using too much battery, you can add a delay or change the timeout of the sync - or even disable background sync completely - in the settings page.
Finally, if you have feedback on any of the Vector clients, there is #vector-feedback:matrix.org.
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